Descriptions for SwitchResX 4.7.0
Released: Nov 26th, 2017
Developer: Stephane Madrau
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: OS X 10.11 or later
Web Site: http://www.madrau.com/index.html
A powerful and user-friendly application that provides the required tools and features to control the resolution of your monitors
SwitchResX is a reliable macOS application designed from the ground up to help you to stay in control of your Mac’s monitor and its resolutions. With the help of SwitchResX you can manage the resolution of anything from MacBook Retina displays and Cinema Displays to TV sets and projectors.
Moreover, the SwitchResX app is capable to automatically change your Mac’s display or displays resolution according to the application you're currently using. On top of that, you can match your Mac to your TV’s resolution and enjoy your DVD or HD films and videos.
Automatically adjusts screen resolution depending on the app you use
Hence, you can configure SwitchResX to change to HD-TV resolution when starting the DVD player or switch to the standard projector resolution when using Apple’s Keynote or MS PowerPoint.
Thanks to SwitchResX’ status bar and contextual menu you can can access numerous resolutions and setup different screen settings according to the connected displays. Moreover, you can mirror your screen both vertically and horizontally if you want to achieve a specific effect.
Simple to use control panel for separately managing your Mac's displays
From SwitchResX’s control panel you can easily adjust your screen resolution and the way in which all your applications display their content on your screen or screens. You can individually manage multiple displays at the same time with just a couple of mouse clicks.
SwitchResX enables you to create custom desktop layouts that can help you rearrange your icons and switch between resolutions with just a keystroke. In addition, you can disable or activate screens, link screens to various events such as keyboard shortcuts, AppleScript or application launch.
Custom desktop layouts and built-in hot-key support
Furthermore, you can rename resolutions to intuitive terms like presentation, movie, documents, gaming or any other name you want. You can even organize all desktop items using a more refined grid and record any change in screen settings.
In a nutshell, SwitchResX is a simple to use and streamlined OS X app for effortlessly managing your Mac's display resolution, as well as for automating resolution changing when switching from one app to another.
What’s new in SwitchResX 4.7.0
- Can define complex mirroring options within a Display Set (For example: monitor #1 mirrored on monitor #3, while monitor #2 is separately mirrored on monitor #4)
- Can distinguish and remember multiple identical monitors (same vendor, model, date of manufacture) by their serial number
- Parses more information from exported EDID
- Changes the UI used to draw the resolution menu within the Display Set
- Corrects a crash when trying to draw the Display Set preview